There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Leith by bus, taxi, towncar or foot
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Bus • 6m
3 alternative options
Taxi • 7m
$9 - $12
Uber • 7m
$7 - $11
Walk • 35m
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Leith is to bus which costs £2 and takes 6m.
The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Leith is to bus which costs £2 and takes 6m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hillside, Elm Row and arriving at Leith, Foot of the Walk. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6m.
The distance between Edinburgh and Leith is 2 miles.
The best way to get from Edinburgh to Leith without a car is to bus which takes 6m and costs £2.
The bus from Hillside, Elm Row to Leith, Foot of the Walk takes 6m including transfers and departs every five minutes.
Edinburgh to Leith bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Hillside, Elm Row station.
Edinburgh to Leith bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Leith, Foot of the Walk station.
There are 2382+ hotels available in Leith. Prices start at $70 USD per night.
What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Leith, Scotland?
Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Leith every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 6m. Edinburgh Coach Lines also services this route hourly.
Bus from Hillside, Elm Row to Leith, Foot of the Walk
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